Carl Frampton is back in Belfast for the first time since 2015, with a new trainer, Jamie Moore and new promoter Frank Warren. It will be crucial to see how he performs against demanding Mexican opponent Horacio Garcia, a gym-mate of Saul “Canelo” Alvarez.
They box Saturday (November 18) at the SSE Arena in Belfast.
Frampton said, “There is a spring in my step. I’m in a good place right now and the best is yet to come. I know I can beat any featherweight in the world on my day and that I can become a world champion again.”
10 three-minute rounds
BoxNation will broadcast the show, starting at 7.25pm. BT Sport 1 will also screen the show at 8.30pm.
It’s a great bill. Northern Irish warrior Jamie Conlan fights for a world title. He takes on IBF super-flyweight champion Jerwin Ancajas. Zolani Tete defends his WBO bantamweight world title against Siboniso Gonya. Top fighters Paddy Barnes, Jono Carroll, Marco McCullagh, David Oliver Joyce, Steven Ward, Tommy McCarthy, Gary Cully and more are also in action.
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